West Bengal  /  Published 02.09.21

Mamata bullish on industry

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday expressed pain over the BJP government’s “apathy” towards rising petrol prices and appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene. ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Panagarh

West Bengal  /  Published 26.08.21

‘Sand smuggler’ arrested in West Burdwan

The enforcement branch (EB) of the Asansol-Durgapur police commissionerate on Tuesday night arrested Sujoy Pal, a businessman with alleged links to sand smuggling in West Burdwan. Police seized over ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 12.08.21

Junior doctor dies in Burdwan after fall

A junior doctor at Burdwan Medical College and Hospital was found lying in a pool of blood early on Wednesday on the ground behind his hostel by friends, who rushed him to the hospital where he died w...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 19.07.21

Bengal: power utility plans golden handshake

The loss-making state-run power utility, Durgapur Projects Limited (DPL), is working out a “lucrative” voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) for its employees, mostly those above 50, in a bid ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 07.07.21

Youth dies in custody, mob torches vehicles

“My son was picked up last night by the police for no reason. When I went to Barakar police outpost this morning to enquire about him, they sent me to Kulti police station,” said Mohammmad...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol


West Bengal  /  Published 04.07.21

East Burdwan cops organise camp for people living far away from police station

East Burdwan police organised a camp in a remote village under Bhatar police station area to reach out to people who live far away from the police station. Police sources said cops across East Burdwan...
By Munshi Muklesur Rahaman in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 21.06.21

Overhead reservoir falls in rain

A decade-old overhead water reservoir owned and maintained by Eastern Coalfields Limited (ECL) collapsed on Saturday night in West Burdwan’s Andal, disrupting drinking water supply. Engineers w...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Andal

West Bengal  /  Published 08.06.21

BJP workers protest Dilip’s refusal to meet

Around 20 alleged victims of post-poll result violence raised protests when state BJP president Dilip Ghosh refused to grant them an appointment on Monday. Ghosh, who was at the district BJP office i...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar, Abhijeet Chatterjee in Calcutta, Durgapur

Calcutta  /  Published 12.05.21

Xavier's sets up Covid care centres

The Catholic diocese of Asansol in cooperation with St Xavier’s University will start three isolation facilities with 90 beds for Covid patients in Burdwan and Asansol following a request from c...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.05.21

Abir traders facing severe losses

An abir trader in Burdwan waits for customers on Saturday. Many abir traders in Bengal who had stocked up on green, saffron and red colours ahead of counting Sunday are facing severe losses as the El...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty


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